Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
One of 52 Regional Development Australia (RDA) committees established Australia-wide. RDA is a nationwide initiative of the Australian Government. RDA aims to work with State and Local Government to boost the economic capability of their region, improving productivity and promoting activities and investments that unlock economic growth. Key functions include: • maintain a regional plan and advise on priorities for economic development • act as a two-way conduit providing advice to and from the Australian Government • assist local community stakeholders to develop project proposals and help shepherd them to appropriate public and/or private funding sources • promote Government programs, policies and initiatives, and • establish links and co-operative alliances by working with regional communities, other regional development organisations including neighbouring RDA committees, businesses, industry and local governments to promote regional development

Further information

  • Type of Body

    H. Inter Jurisdictional and International Bodies

  • Established By / Under

    Agreement / Treaty / Council Order

  • Established By/Under More info

    Memorandums of Understanding between the Australian Government and each state and territory government

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes, but not tabled

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Auditor


  • Auditor Other

    Private Sector

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 July 2009

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Mark Sutton 12 April 2018 31 December 2020
Deputy Chair Mr. Colin Davies 19 September 2018 30 September 2019
Member Cr Anthony Mitchell 19 September 2018 30 September 2020
Member Mr. Graham Elliott 19 September 2018 30 September 2021
Member Ms. Brett Benbow 19 September 2018 30 September 2019
Member Mr. Gregory Flint 19 September 2018 30 September 2019
Member Mr. Craig Cresp 19 September 2018 30 September 2020
Member Mr. Phil Turner 19 September 2018 30 September 2020
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